The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 30 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 15 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.03% 0.95% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.86% 15.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 0
Average daily rate £438 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
Microsoft Azure
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
35 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.41% 6.03% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 5
Average daily rate £444 £425 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +123.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cambridge region.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 29 (61.70%) DevOps
2 28 (59.57%) Git (software)
3 27 (57.45%) Puppet
4 26 (55.32%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (51.06%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (44.68%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (42.55%) Nagios
8 19 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (38.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (36.17%) Subversion
11 14 (29.79%) Java
12 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (23.40%) Google
13 11 (23.40%) Selenium
13 11 (23.40%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (21.28%) User Experience
14 10 (21.28%) Docker
14 10 (21.28%) TypeScript
14 10 (21.28%) WebStorm
14 10 (21.28%) OpenStack
14 10 (21.28%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (21.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (21.28%) Mercurial
14 10 (21.28%) HTML5
14 10 (21.28%) REST
14 10 (21.28%) CSS3
14 10 (21.28%) jQuery
14 10 (21.28%) UX Design
14 10 (21.28%) Ajax
14 10 (21.28%) JavaScript

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (21.28%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.38%) Node.js
3 1 (2.13%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (14.89%) OmniGraffle
1 7 (14.89%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 26 (55.32%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (44.68%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (23.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (8.51%) Office 365
5 3 (6.38%) IaaS
5 3 (6.38%) PaaS
6 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) NAS
2 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) MySQL
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (59.57%) Git (software)
2 18 (38.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 17 (36.17%) Subversion
4 11 (23.40%) Selenium
5 10 (21.28%) IntelliJ
5 10 (21.28%) Mercurial
5 10 (21.28%) WebStorm
6 7 (14.89%) Vagrant
7 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
7 6 (12.77%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
9 3 (6.38%) Grunt
9 3 (6.38%) gulp
9 3 (6.38%) Jasmine
9 3 (6.38%) PhantomJS
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) DevOps Specialist
2 10 (21.28%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (19.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.26%) IT Technical Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Security Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.13%) Build Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Junior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Ajax
1 10 (21.28%) CSS
1 10 (21.28%) CSS3
1 10 (21.28%) HTML
1 10 (21.28%) HTML5
1 10 (21.28%) jQuery
1 10 (21.28%) REST
1 10 (21.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (14.89%) PhoneGap
3 3 (6.38%) Sass
4 1 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.13%) Spring
4 1 (2.13%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) User Experience
2 7 (14.89%) Graphic Design
2 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.13%) Life Science
3 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) CentOS
4 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) DevOps
2 19 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.28%) Front End Development
4 10 (21.28%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (21.28%) UX Design
5 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
6 7 (14.89%) Functional Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.77%) Scrum
8 4 (8.51%) BDD
8 4 (8.51%) TDD
9 3 (6.38%) Kanban
9 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
9 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Information Security
10 2 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
11 1 (2.13%) ArchiMate
11 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) Dart
2 10 (21.28%) ECMAScript
2 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
2 10 (21.28%) TypeScript
3 2 (4.26%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Docker
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (57.45%) Puppet
2 24 (51.06%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (42.55%) Nagios
4 6 (12.77%) logstash
4 6 (12.77%) Riemann
5 5 (10.64%) Graphite
6 4 (8.51%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Google
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) Dynatrace
3 5 (10.64%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Citrix
4 2 (4.26%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.13%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.13%) New Relic
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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